2019 ICURN Annual Conference

Chicago, USA | July 24-26



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​​Registration cost covers two and a half days of the conference program, lunches, breaks and the welcome dinner. Breakfast is included in the hotel rate and will be served in the hotel restaurant. Register here.


VENUE & HOTEL BOOKING

The conference will take place at the Congress Plaza Hotel located at 520 S Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. The Congress Plaza is a historical hotel with a remarkable 120 years old lobby and a great location on the famous Michigan Avenue near Lake Michigan, restaurants, museums, parks and shopping. A special rate of $180 plus tax for a single, or $200 plus tax for double occupancy per night is available for attendees who mention ICURN when making their reservation.  The rate includes American breakfast and Wi-Fi internet. The rates are available 3 days before and after the conference and the block with close on June 23rd so please make your reservations as soon as possible as Chicago is a very popular destination in July. If you need to cancel your hotel reservation please do so at least 30 days prior to the day you arrive or you will be charged a cancellation fee by the hotel. You may cancel your room reservation without penalty if written notice of cancellation is received by the hotel before June 23. Click here to make your hotel reservation or call 1-800-635-1666 and mention ICURN to receive the special rate.


HOW TO GET THERE

Most attendees will fly into the O'Hare International Airport (ORD) where taxis, shuttles and public transit are available. It takes about 30 minutes for a taxi to get from the O'Hare airport to downtown Chicago depending on traffic.


GROUP DINNER
The opening conference dinner will be held on Wednesday, July 24. You are welcome to bring one guest to dinner. There will be a charge of US$75 per person for dinner guests. The location of the group dinner will be posted soon.


U.S. VISAS
Obtaining a travel visa to enter the United States can be a lengthy process and we encourage you to apply as early as possible and no later than one month in advance of the conference.
Click here for details on the visa application process. To request a personalized invitation letter contact ltangwall@icurn.org. You are required to be registered for the conference in order to receive an invitation letter.

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CANCELLATIONS
All cancellations must be received in writing by July 1, 2019, in order to receive a refund less a $100 administration fee. After July 1 your full registration fee will be forfeited. Substitutions are accepted at any time prior to the start of the program at no additional cost. It is recommended that substitutions are completed by July 1 to ensure conference credentials will be ready upon the start of the conference.


QUESTIONS?
Contact Lili Tangwall at
 ltangwall@icurn.org

ICURN will hold its next annual conference in downtown Chicago, USA on July 24-26, 2019.  The conference is the largest international gathering of financial cooperative supervisors and provides an unparalleled opportunity to stay on top of the latest trends and methodologies in supervision. The 2019 conference will explore topics such as cyber security, FinTech developments and RegTech initiatives. 


REGISTRATION
The conference registration fees are US$995  for regulators from G20 countries and US$750 for regulators from non-G20 countries. G20 includes the European Union and the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States.